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Updated on 16 November 2022

66 Where the famous Coolgardie gold mines located ?
A Africa
B France
C Australia

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Australia. The Coolgardie Gold Mine is a gold mine located at Coolgardie, Western Australia, currently owned by Focus Minerals Limited.

67 Japanese iron and steel industry is an example of industry based on
A Market
B Capital
C Local raw-material
D Skilled labour

Answer: Option [D]

Japanese iron and steel industry is an example of industry based on Skilled labour. Almost all the iron and steel plants of Japan are situated near tidewater. These steel plants, at or near tidewater, are thus able to draw raw materials from many parts of the world and similarly to ship finished products.



68 ‘Leipzig’ is famous for its
A Musical instrument
B Porcelain
C Textile industries
D Woolen industries

Answer: Option [A]

‘Leipzig’ is famous for its Musical instrument. Leipzig is a major intellectual and cultural centre. The University of Leipzig dates from 1409. Leipzig has many museums, and its academies of dramatic art, musical history, graphic arts, and bookmaking are internationally known.

69 Which country is the leading producer of tin-ore ?
A India
B China
C Australia
D Malaysia

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is China. China is by far the world's largest market for tin and also the largest producing country, now accounting for around 40% of world refined tin consumption and production.

70 The maximum potential of water power occurs in
A Europe
B Asia
C Africa
D North America

Answer: Option [C]

The maximum potential of water power occurs in Africa.

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